bgyrl4life is Nyota
July 24, 2018
Obama didn’t change the system not even with a Democratic House and Senate his first 2 years and the power to impose his will in the same manner Trump is imposing his…
Obama didn't change the system not even with a Democratic House and Senate his first 2 years and the power to impose his will in the same manner Trump is imposing his...
We’re experiencing this right now after electing candidates out of the Ferguson protest movement… in less than a year 1/2 in office establishment Democrats already turned them out, got them voting to tax the community to fund more aggressive policing and campaigning for the reelection of Sen Claire McCaskill who rallied the DOJ to end the investigation into the murder of Michael Brown.<br><br>THIS Claire McCaskill… the same Claire McCaskill that is flirting with voting for Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee as an olive branch to rural voters she needs to win in a red state
“In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, the gravitational pull of electoral politics has gripped the left with renewed intensity. Fueled by the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, discontent with political elites and the failure of the Democratic Party to defeat Trump, various segments of the left see an opening for breathing new life into building a “party of the 99 percent,” a “party of a new type” or a “mass socialist party.” Others are content running leftist candidates as Democrats under the guise of radical pragmatism. Given the history and structural limitations of such projects, social movements, activists and organizers should regard these calls with caution. If we want meaningful social change, or even basic progressive reforms, the electoral road leads us into a strategic cul-de-sac. Instead of better politicians, we need popular power — independent, self-managed and combative social movements capable of posing a credible threat to capitalism, the state, white supremacy and patriarchy.”<br><br>^^^ Something progressives, Democratic Socialists and this new crop of black candidates aligned with both are not building, nor are they supporting those who are…
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